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Oct 31, 2013 6:00pm PDT
quote denied by the obama administration, appears in the "washington post." it says u.s. intelligence agencies have gained access to hundreds of millions of google and yahoo user accounts by secretly tapping into company data centers. late today, six top tech companies-- yahoo, google, aol, apple, microsoft and facebook-- sent a letter to congress, calling for enhanced privacy protections. barton gellman broke the story for "the washington post."
Nov 29, 2013 5:00am EST
so much of what is behind the distaste with congress and frankly the washington -- and frankly washington in general is because he can't seem to get anything done and can't work with each other. given the progress that women -- as some of you women of the isate have been able to do, because there are more moderates like yourself or the fact that you actually spend time together at these dinners? we know each other and we know where we can find common ground and where we can't. it's like a washington used to run. people knew about each other and cared about each other. that makes a major difference. we can really get there by walking around in a flight suit. actually. have, when i was running for prosecutor i would've cecily look at janet napolitano's website because she was focused on results. chiesomeone said that women candidates speak softly and carry a big statistic. i do think we speak softly, but i do think we are more focused on those numbers and accountability and results. i think that makes a big difference and i'm very hopeful as we add more women to the senate we hav
Nov 18, 2013 1:00am EST
anniversary of jefferson's birth of the memorial was open to it in washington. but then after world war ii was the cold war with america triumphant militarily with the urbanized nation hamilton's reputation and soared again and jefferson's has plummeted someone in the aftermath of the civil-rights revolution about his relationship with sally having this. in fact, during the lifetime of jefferson and hamilton both men were praised and condemned just as they have spent by subsequent generations. it seemed as if godhood call them into existence to save a world. there were those that condemned like abigail adams hughes said none of the she thought hamilton wish to be americans napoleon but with his wicked gaius but the devil is in them. [laughter] her husband john adams the talents are greatly exaggerated he went on to call him his ambition and restlessness and all the grandiose schemes with this super abundance of secretions that he could not find enough orders to absorb. [laughter] a/s and jefferson was praised by a sum that said he is one of the choice ones and john adams lauded his extraor
Nov 17, 2013 8:00am EST
opened in washington. but then after world war ii, with the cold war, with the mayor can transcend militarily and in industrialize, urbanized nation, hamilton's reputation soared again and jeffersons has plummeted somewhat in the aftermath of the civil rights revolution and revelation about his relationship with sally hemming. and back, during the lifetimes of jefferson and hamilton, both men were praised in contempt, just as they have been by subsequent generations. for example, governor morris said of hamilton, it seemed as if god had called him suddenly in to access and that he might access to save the world. there were those who condemn hamilton, like abigail adams, who said not only that she thought hamilton wish to be americans napoleon, but she said i have read is hard in his wicked eyes. the very devil is in them. her husband, john adams, said of hamilton, his talents are greatly exaggerated. he wishes to destroy everyone in his way. adams was just warming up with those comments. he went on to call hamilton a brat of a scottish pathway. his ambition, his rest was nice and i
Nov 30, 2013 3:35pm EST
correspondent of the "washington post" has a new book out on the 2012 election, collision 2012. dan balz why do you so where coalition? >> guest: i thought this election was a collision between a lot of things that collision between the americas the america that elected president of bombing 2008 and the america that elected the republicans to take control of the house in 2010. there was a collision of philosophies, of ideology and really a collision between two quite different personalities and people in president obama governor romney. if you think about where each of them came from, they could have been more different. >> host: was there a point when the winner of the collision could have been? >> guest: well you can argue a year out the president was very vulnerable. in large part to cut as it was not clear what was going to happen with the economy. as we played out the election to things. one, think of presidents camp and was more skillful and more effective both in the consistency and the shaping of its message and also just in the sort of its organization and get out the vote
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Nov 29, 2013 2:30am EST
and you're in the stream. you're in the stream. the fight over washington's the fight over washington's football team heats up. football team heats up. our digital our digital producer wajahat ali producer wajahat ali is bringing in the online is bringing in the online opinions. opinions. >> do not mess with them when it >> do not mess with them when it comes to this topic, check out comes to this topic, check out my facebook page. my facebook page. we have the record number of we have the record number of comments, 230. comments, 230. robin says i'm a descendant of robin says i'm a descendant of the chippewa tribe. the chippewa tribe. we don't care what they call we don't care what they call their american football team. their american football team. we as people are raising we as people are raising children and grandchildren who children and grandchildren who will not let this type of racism will not let this type of racism go on. go on. name change may not happen this name change may not happen this season or the next but it will season or the next but it will happen. ha
Nov 30, 2013 1:30am PST
political conversation to our table. tonight on this special edition of "washington week." what were the hot topics at your house? health care? the economy? war? peace? or maybe washington dysfunction? >> why is there no debt limit? >> why are you more concerned with what your party is going to do in the elections rather than how you're going to help the american people? >> i'm wondering what specifically you'll be doing to prevent another government shutdown? gwen: tonight we answered your questions from around the country with peter baker of "the new york times." michael duffy of "time" magazine. karen tumulty of "the washington post." and jeff zeleny of avens news. -- abc news. >> award winning reporting and analysis, covering history as it happens. from our nation's capital, this is "washington week with gwen ifill." corporate funding for "washington week" is provided by -- >> we went out and asked people a simple question. how old is the oldest person you've known? we gave people a sticker and had them show us. we learned a lot of us have known someone who's lived well into
Nov 11, 2013 11:00pm EST
washington y >> sulema: gracias paola, por otra parte en el condado de king george en maryland, una persona falleció y otra resultó herida. lo que operó el rescate fue la cantidad de cosas que habían en la casa y querían que los bomberos se movieran más rápido, el incendio que sucedió en la madrugada y que permanece bajo investigación dejó arropado a un anciano de 82 años que falleció en las que su esposa de 80 años logró escapar, este es el incendio fatal número 13 que se registra en este año. en virginia continúan contando los votos para el cargo de fiscal. mark obenshain sigue liderando a su contrincantes demócrata mark herring. la junta tiene hasta mañana a la medianoche para certificar los resultados electorales. y comenzamos la semana con temperaturas frescas y probabilidades de lluvia. cristina caicedo smyth nos tiene el reporte. >> cristina: hola, están todos, hoy lunes, espera que hayan tenido una agradable fin de semana, y parece que para esta semana tendremos temperaturas invernales, sembramos actualmente nuestro panorama nacion
Nov 8, 2013 7:30pm PST
. "washington week" gwen: a topsy-turvy economy. are up but so is the jobless rate. but spending is down. what is the problem? needs to stop throwing up obstacles in the way economic growth. gwen: on healthcare, even a ocrats are searching for fix. >> why keep limping along? just shut it down and put it together the way it together.put >> there is no words to describe the frustration we all have. am sorry that they are finding themselves in this ituation base on assurances they got from me. gwen: will apologies be enough? races governors delivered different messages. for virginia. night. a great >> for new jersey. and for 2016. know that if we can do this n trenton, new jersey, maybe the folks in washington, d.c. should tune in their tv's right done.d see how it is gwen: the senate moves to ban againste discrimination homosexuals. >> it is about opportunity, about whether every american dream the same dream, chase the same ambitions, and the same shot at success. itn: but will the house stop in its tracks? covering the week, david wessel "wall street journal," christi parsons of tri
Al Jazeera America
Nov 9, 2013 5:00pm EST
party support across the country. in his victory speech mcauliffe pointed to washington as a dysfunctional government poster child that virginia should avoid. >> the truth is this election was never a choice between democrats and republicans. it was a choice about whether virginia would continue the mainstream bipartisan tradition that has served us so well over the last decade, and a time when washington was often broken just think about what virginia has been able to accomplish when we work together. >> but virginia is polarized, too, and cuccinelli's concession speech was not much of a concession and it said that tea party politics was alive and well. >> we said this race was a referendum on obamacare and although i lost tonight you sent a message to the president of the united states that you believe that virginia understands that obamacare is a failure, and that you want to be in charge of your healthcare and not the government. at last count i was aware of despite being outspend by an unprecedented $15 million this race came down to the wire because of obamacare. >> rep
Al Jazeera America
Nov 28, 2013 7:30pm EST
>> hi, i'm lisa fletcher and you're in the stream. the fight over washington's football team heats up. our digital producer wajahat ali is bringing in the online opinions. >> do not mess with them when it comes to this topic, check out my facebook page. we have the record number of comments, 230. robin says i'm a descendant of the chippewa tribe. we don't care what they call their american football team. we as people are raising children and grandchildren who will not let this type of racism go on. name change may not happen this season or the next but it will happen. finally melissa says, people are so sensitive these days. it's just football. find out a way to help the native american people. >> turning on a football team carries on weight. picking up the fight with their change the mascot campaign. everyone from nbc sports analysts bob costas to president barack obama have weighed in. how do native americans feel? >> i'm not a caricature or a mascot. >> i am not a caricature or a mascot. >> i'm not a caricature or a dead relic of the american past. i'm a human being. >> we are h
Nov 17, 2013 1:00pm PST
washington, indiana. and there you can better believe that the people here are in stunned silence because of the spoke of this fierce weather system that is now responsible for some 54 reports of tornadoes. some of those confirmed, some, the national weather service, the local, national weather service will have to go out and e evaluate. when you see things that have completely washed a clean slate, nothing left, then you might say those are ef-5 tornadoes. >>> the storm chaser that you spoke with earlier, fredericka, he saw this large tornado on the ground. there are a number of tornado warnings that will continue -- typically, they last about 30 min you wanteds or so. still, all the way from south bend, indiana. >> in this case, indianapolis gets hit with some of the cities we've been talking about. chicago, the last we spoke with the emergency management o fishl, wile they're not saying they're completely out of the woods, they were able to say that the skies were starting to clooer up a little bit. the conditions are favorable for tornadoic activity. but warnings are the most
Nov 15, 2013 7:30pm PST
needs on other issues like iran? tonight on "washington week." the president falls on his sword. >> ultimately i'm the head of this team. we did fumble the ball on it and what i'm going to do is make sure that we get it fixed. gwen: and his opponents smell blood. >> this wasn't a small mistake. this wasn't a scaling mistake. this was a monumental mistake, to go live and effectively explode on the launch pad. gwen: even before the president's admission that he should have known but didn't, that his health care plan was not ready for prime time, democrats were joining the criticism. >> i personal lip believe, even if it takes a change in the law, the president should honor the commitment the federal government made to those people. gwen: how much of a hit did the white house take this week and is it too late to sal rage the health care plan or the president's credibility? that could be an important question for the u.s. as it seeks to negotiate a deal to freeze iran's nuclear program without imposing new sanctions. >> our hope is now that no new sanctions will be put in place that
Nov 1, 2013 11:00pm EDT
, aunque nació en washington d.c., ella cuenta que la educación simple ha estado presente en su vida. >> mis papás me dieron mucho apoyo; ellos llegaron de el salvador a los estados unidos con este sueño que tenían que sus hijos progresarán y que no tuvieran que trabajar como ellos trabajaron; ellos reconocieron que esta oportunidad y va a estar disponible en alguna ocasión. en la casa era lo que vivíamos todo el tiempo. >> reportera: entre los logros de esta joven educadora está en ser elegida como maestra del año en montgomery, y ser nominada junto a otros 7 educadores para hacer la maestra de la año en el estado de maryland. su vocación de servicio hace que cristina ahora la diferencia en su comunidad, asegura su esposo y compañero. >> ella es solidaridad, amorosa y cuidadosa. muy fácil de creer, disfruta compartir tiempo con la familia, le importan las otras personas y le gusta ayudar a otro haciendo actividades en la iglesia, rolando y relacionándose con actividad. >> reportera: cristina ayuda educándose a otros pisando el español para comunicarse con los padres d
Nov 6, 2013 5:00pm PST
which we have called to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the march on washington and martin luther king jr.'s i have a dream speech. now it's especially nice to give our hero awards and not only do we have a number of wonderful recipients here but some great qualified nominees and a number of our honor reese from prior years. after the meeting we will have an at some point to have a special reception downstairs where we'll also -- down the hall. 201, where we'll take some time to celebrate this wonderful occasion. i would like to call the meeting to order and ask the commission secretary to please read the roll. >> michael sweet, davis, kel her, not present at the moment, i -- lee, todd davis not present. you have a quorum. >> thank you, madam secretary. the first item on the agenda is public comment that will enable to you speak on miss the issues. if you wish to address this commission, i would encourage you to fill out a speaker card. there will be time later in the meeting to speak on the awards that are being given and the honor reese. this is to only speak on any item, not on
Al Jazeera America
Nov 29, 2013 11:30am EST
to we went to churchke in churchke in washington, d.c. and met with a washington, d.c. and met with a beer so beer so sommelier. sommelier. >> i feel that craft beer is >> i feel that craft beer is always secondary to flavor always secondary to flavor impact. impact. non-craft beer is first non-craft beer is first determined by determined by more business more business acumen. acumen. >> he sees a world of difference >> he sees a world of difference between craft beer and big between craft beer and big brewers lik brewers lik anheuser-busch anheuser-busch and and coor's. coor's. >> it's flavor. >> it's flavor. you know, on a visceral level, you know, on a visceral level, craft beer is something that you craft beer is something that you can't stay away from because it can't stay away from because it is so engrossing when you come is so engrossing when you come to its textures, it's tastes and to its textures, it's tastes and aromas. aromas. >> one of a growing number of >> one of a growing number of restaurant and bars restaurant and bars catering to catering to craft beer lovers or si
Nov 17, 2013 3:00pm PST
in illinois. as it hit the small town of washington near peoria. at least two deaths have been reported. this was the aftermath. nothing was left standing after the tornado was done. clean-up and recovery will take a very long time. >> look at that. this is st. louis as the storm hit. with at least 19 million people in the direct path of the worst parts of the storm. cnn has mobilized all of its resources to bring you the very latest information. jonathan monken is a director of the emergency management agency. we have him on the phone. we spoke to you about an hour ago. what is the latest information. you confirmed two deaths. what do you know now? >> caller: i can confirm we have a third death associated with the storm. this is in the town of washington. so somebody unable to get down to the basement in time and was pulled out of the home. and ultimately found in a field nearby. so we do have three confirmed fatalities for this outbreak of tornados? this, again, you said is in washington. you said there are 37 injuries. and would you say seven traumatic injuries. tell us abou
Nov 1, 2013 7:30pm PDT
"washington week." the promise in 2010. >> if you like your insurance plan, you will keep it. no one will be able to take that away from you. it hasn't happened yet and won't happen in the future. gwen: the walkback in 2013. >> if insurers decided to downgrade or cancel these substandard plans, what we said under the law is you got to row place them with quality comprehensive coverage. gwen: complicated explanations almost never work in politics. >> the majority of americans feel tricked by the rollout of the president's health care law. we were told if you liked what you had you could keep it. obviously a trick. gwen: the administration, can it dig itself out of its health care hole? >> hold me accountable for the debacle. i'm responsible. gwen: can it justify what appears to be years of widespread exhaustive spying at home and abroad? >> we only spy for valid foreign intelligence purposes as authorized by law with multiple layers of oversight to ensure we don't abuse our authorities. gwen: covering the week, tom gjelten of n.p.r. doyle mcmanus of the "los angeles times." alexis sim
Nov 18, 2013 4:00am PST
town of washington, illinois, just east of peoria may have been hardest hit. hundreds of homes were destriend bigad shaban is in washington. bigad, good morning. >> reporter: anne-marie, group to be with you. until this twister touched down this was an ought mottive repair shop. the destruction, in fact, in parts of washington is so extreme it's hard to distinguish one mountain of debris from the next. firefighters in washington, illinois, searched through rubble, lacking for survivors of a massive tornado that leveled the town. spray painted xs signify a home or car has been searched and is clear. this is just one of an estimated 80 twisters reported on sunday. most were in illinois. michael pedune saw a twister headed for his home. >> i grabbed my daughter and ran. everybody is safe. the rest is replaceable. >> reporter: hundreds of homes in washington were destroyed and officials instituted a dust-to-dawn curfew because of gas leaks and downed power lines. it also struck the town of pekin 18 miles away. jeff said he barely escaped. >> my son said there it is. in a matter of secon
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Nov 17, 2013 12:00am PST
the doctor what prescriptions are proper. it is the idea that we know best in washington and that is their approach as opposed to letting the private sector and public have the choices. >> i can't let you out of here until we talk about the christmas candle. >> the christmas candle is a mix between it is a wonderful life and a christmas carol and set in victoria n england and people strug lepping with their faith and whether god is with them. >> it is a great case. star studded. susan boyle sings and you can listen to the miracle hymn that was written for the movie. it is in theaters. christmas candle movie.comis the website. it is a beautiful movie. if you love downton abbey. you will love this. yet it is a movie about christmas. and not about santa claus or elves. but about what christmas is about. >> we need whole system things like. that it is great to have you here. >> and the latest job numbers show that the american labor force is the worst since carter administration. i will talk to a recent mba graduate that came up with creative ways to market himself. how optimistic is he?
Nov 26, 2013 5:00am PST
washington en medio de los crÍmenes perpetrados por las pandillas. y las ocupas se estÁn adueÑando de la capital de estados unidos. ahora mismo en "primer impacto extra": [♪ mÚsica ♪] >> hola, quÉ tal? les saluda bÁrbara bermudo. en nuestro recorrido de impacto hoy visitamos washington dc. hogar de una de las comunidades de salvadoreÑos mÁs importantes del paÍs. vamos a pasar allÍ para que nos cuenten un poco mÁs. >> muchas gracias. les cuento que durante aÑos, diversas pandillas fueron responsables de muchos crÍmenes en esta ciudad. nosotros tuvimos la oportunidad de acompaÑar a un equipo de policÍas encargados de mantener seguras las calles de washington, aunque como veremos no es una tarea fÁcil. >> el viernes por la noche luce tranquilo en el condado de montgomery en washington, lugar que hace unos aÑos se dio a conocer por sus altos Índices de pandillerismo. >> tenemos una unidad bien organizada. >> unidad que ha logrado controlar la situaciÓn, segÚn josÉ damiÁn quien lleva ocho aÑos en la fuerza policial y nos permitiÓ a acompaÑarlo durante su patrullaj
Nov 20, 2013 4:00am PST
. military. they're trying to effect change. susan mcginnis is in washington with the details. susan, good morning. >> anne-marie, good moving. the aim is to reduce the number of assaults in the military which the pentagon estimates for last year at a possible 20,000 incidents. the controversial part of the bill would give them an avenue other than their own chain of command to prosecute them and that's where it's running into opposition. the senate votes today on a measure by kirsten gillibrand on how the military handles sexual assault cases. >> what we have today is zero accountability. >> reporter: 50 senators have signed on to support the gillibra gillibrand amendment. that's something some sexual assault survivors want. >> leebs these cases within the chain of command exacerbates the problem of repeat performance. >> there's a lot of pressure. >> reporter: a group of bipartisan opposers oppose it. we believe strongly that this would create a system that would actually be worse for victims and sig kif can'tly undermine the military and the justice system. it would take way their
Nov 16, 2013 2:30pm PST
the washington monument is two different colors. music i want some more. what's he doing? please sir, i want some more. more? he has asked for... thank you. well he did say please... yes he did. and thank you. please and thank you. pass it on. (crowd of children) thank you. (crowd of children) thank you. um]um] ♪[tum] ♪[tum] ♪[tum] ♪[tum] ♪[tum] ♪[tum] [phone ring,] car brakes hard [phone ring] [car crash] glass shatters [sirens] this video was submitted by a student through the safety scholars program. for more information on teen safety visit >> the tallest structure in washington, d.c., isn't a skyscraper. it's the first of all the memorials to be built on the national mall. and it continues to be one of the most popular for tourists. lauren tells us more. >> as we all know, george washington served as commander in chief of our nation's military during the revolutionary war. in 1789, he became the very first president of the united states. at his funeral, washington was remembered as being first in war, first in peace, and first in the hearts of his co
Nov 19, 2013 2:00pm EST
gentleman from washington. mr. hastings: mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent that all members may have five legislative days to revise and extend their remarks and include extraneous material on h.r. 1965. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to house resolution 419 and rule 18, the chair declares the house in the seminole house on the state of the union for consideration of h.r. 1965. the chair appoints the gentlewoman from north carolina, ms. foxx, to preside over the ommittee of the whole. the chair: the house is in the committee of the whole house on the state of the union for consideration of h.r. 1965, which the clerk will report by title. he clerk: a bill to streamline john shore energy permitting, providing for onshore leasing certainty and giving certainty to oil shale development for american energy security, nick development, and job creation, and for other purposes. . the chair: the house will be in order. members will please take their conversations off the floor. he committee will be in order. members will please take their convers
Nov 18, 2013 11:00am PST
eastern, 1:00 p.m. pacific on "the lead." newsroom continues right noum frau washington, illinois, with brooke. >> it is great to be with you here on this monday. i'm brooke baldwin live here in what remains of washington, illinois. i want you to take a look behind me. we can pan in so you can see what reality is like for the 15,000, population 15,000 or so people here in washington, but specifically for this neighborhood, let me tell you, i just walked two miles just to get here. the security, the police, the sheriff's deputies, it's that tight because they want to keep people, those who should be here, here, and those who should not, out. just a short time ago, the national weather service confirmed this tornado here that ripped through the city of washington, as in fact, an ef-4 storm with wind of about 190 miles per hour at those peak wind speeds. but really, it was the string of tornadoes that wrecked havoc in communities across this midwest section of the country sunday, but illinois here, really took the brunt of the storms. six people died. >> on the ground. it's on the gr
Nov 23, 2013 4:00pm PST
? >> coming up, i'll tell you why the washington monument is two different colors. >> the tallest structure in washington, d.c., isn't a skyscraper. it's the first of all the memorials to be built on the national mall. and it continues to be one of the most popular for tourists. lauren tells us more. >> as we all know, george washington served asder r nation's military during the revolutionary war. in 1789, he became the very first president of the united states. at his funeral, washington was remembered as being first in war, first in peace, and first in the hearts of his countrymen. that's why it's fitting that the washington monument sits right at the heart of our national mall. the giant stone obelisk is flanked by the u.s. capitol to the east, the world war ii and lincoln memorials to the west, and just to the north is the white house. construction on the monument began in 1848, but it wasn't completed until 1884. i met bill line from the national park service and asked him about the 36-year delay. >> the reason why it took that long is because of bureaucracy. there was in-fi
Al Jazeera America
Nov 30, 2013 5:00pm EST
craft pierre, and so what is making craft beer flow? we went to churchke in washington, d.c. and met with a beer so sommelier. >> i feel that craft beer is always secondary to flavor impact. non-craft beer is first determined by more business acumen. >> he sees a world of difference between craft beer and big brewers lik anheuser-busch and coor's. >> it's flavor. you know, on a visceral level, craft beer is something that you can't stay away from because it is so engrossing when you come to its textures, it's tastes and aromas. >> one of a growing number of restaurant and bars catering to craft beer lovers or simply different. >> it is a fun bar with a very large collection of beers that we don't ever find elsewhere , and we don't know what we're looking at half the time but it is fun to try new things. >> craft enthusiasts are knowledgeable consumers. they use network to get u up-to-date information about the brewer 's ale. >> particularly the last five to ten years, information share something has blown up. the internet provides ways to research and share knowledge. nowadays people
Nov 19, 2013 11:00pm PST
que dejo el tornado del domingo en washington illinois a unos cuantos pasos de su hogar, que aunque quedo intacto aun no tiene servicio de electricidad... agua tenemos pero pues lo que nos falta electricidad para eel calenton para , mantener el departamento caliente por los ninos , lo que nos preocupa son los ninos por que uno aguanta pero ellos no. yoseline dice que sabe que hay albergues auxiliando a familias que se han quedado en la oscuridad como la suya, pero dice que hasta ahora no les ha pedido ayuda por que no habla ingles... pongale que puedo hablarlo poquito, pero alomejor mucha gente no me entiende y es lo que a mi me pone mas nerviosa de no poder hacer una conversacion mas larga... felipe rodriguez es su amigo y vino a visitarla desde la ciudad vecina de pekin, con articulos para arropar a sus ninos, pero el pertenece a una organizacion que ayuda a las minorias y dice que hay mas personas como yoseline que no quieren solicitar ayuda por que tienen miedo... por la experiencia que yo tengo es dependiendo su situacion su estatus migratorio, quits as no les gusta exponerse,
Nov 17, 2013 2:00pm PST
the twister hammering washington. illinois, look at this. washington, illinois, a small town of about 10,000 people. and as you can see, nothing was left standing. at least 26 states are now in the path of the system. >> so that is what it looked like blowing through st. louis. even without it, the storm was packing winds and hail. at least 19 people in the direct path. cnn has mobilized all of its resour resources to bring you the very latest information. i want you to stick with me throughout the hours here on cnn. most of the amazing imagings have come to us from the people living right in the middle of them. rosa, what have you been finding out? >> we're seeing a lot of funnel clouds, a lot of dark clouds. let's start with some of the destruction. this is south of chicago. you're going to see a lot of debris only the ground. i'm not sure if we can get some of the audio, but you're going to start hearing not only the winlds, but people talking. you'll see trees that are snapped, branchs all over the place, downed power lines, people walking on the streets and, quite frajly, s
Nov 5, 2013 8:00pm PST
depth coverage of today's elections. just ahead and in washington state there's a major vote on labeling gmo foods. this initiative passes it would force biotech manufacturers to disclose the use of genetically modified crops more on a boat for greater transparency coming up. not in colorado there's an initiative to divide the state's eleven counties in northeast colorado will vote on whether or not to secede. so were the chances of a fifty first state to play more later in the show i am. it's tuesday but work with five pm in washington dc and said saxon you're watching our tea. then we began with election day twenty thirty. that's right political junkies around the country can rejoice because big name elections are just reserved for even numbered years. they happen on aud never yours too. so let's take a look at the map the new jersey and in virginia voters head to the polls to elect a new governor. the new york city detroit and miami beach a new mayor will be like that although we should put an asterisk on the detroit mayoral races will explain a little bit later in the show t
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Nov 2, 2013 11:30am EDT
up next. is it working? you're watching inside story from washington. >> hello, i'm libby casey. a familiar theme played out in washington this week as bad news circled the white house, and the critics took their shots, fair and unfair at president obama and his administration. but by any viewing this was not a good week for the president. second terms always have their rough patches but history shows they can be overcomed and mr. mr. obama has never shied from a crisis. however the usually hands-on president seemed unaware of problems, and in one case just plain left out of the loop. what is a leader looking towards a legacy to do about it? >> as software glitches on the affordable care act website persist, and allied nation phone following comes to line. the president was on a high seen as above that particular political fray, but it didn't last long. according to a journal pol poll just 42% of americans approve of the president's job performance, an all-time low for president obama, indicating frustration with how he's leading the country . the signature policy the affordable ai
Nov 3, 2013 12:00pm PST
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Nov 11, 2013 5:35am PST
deportadas. y lo acompaÑa gina sÁnchez, que hoy se prepara para emprender el viaje a washington. >>> voy a viajar a washington acompaÑada de un grupo de niÑos y 4 mamas que vamos a ver a los congresistas. >>> van a ir a hacer reuniones con congresistas, van a hablar de sus historias, y tambiÉn una caminata japÓn>>> la delegacion se reÚne con mÁs de 200 niÑos provenientes de diferentes estados del paÍs. >>> jain tambiÉn es parte del grupo para pedir una reforma geo>>> vamos a washington, vamos 10 niÑos que casi todos sus padros son indocumentados. >>> quedan pocos dÍas para que se apruebe una posible reforma migratoria. >>> y son 15 dÍas de votaciÓn, y 15 dÍas para lograr un trabajo en washington, y la cÁmara baja sabemos que el iliderazgo del partido republicano los oiden son cerarados. en phoenix,>>> univisiÓn hablo con xiomara castro, candidata a la presidencia de honduras, sobre sus planes de gobierno si gana la presidencia. y una preocupante para el barcelona y el fÚtbol. ♪ ♪ ♪ >>> se calienta la campaÑa polÍtica en honduras, xiomara castro, candidata del parti
Nov 14, 2013 6:00pm EST
tiempo por el momento de regreso con su lema. >> sulema: vamos en vivo a washington, d.c., con randy serrano, que nos habla de una premiación en la que reconocen a la cadena dueña de telemundo washington. buenas tardes. >> reportero: buenas tardes, estamos aquí donde la compañía propietaria de telemundo washington premiará precisamente por servicio a la comunidad hispana. en el área capitalina, y a través de todo el país. nos van a contar un poco sobre quiénes son los otros premiados y cuál es el criterio que se usa. >> el criterio primero es excelencia en la materia que nos apoyan, número uno. y número dos, el servicio a la comunidad latina. entonces, las personas que tenemos, son personas que han hecho mucho por nuestra comunidad. telemundo, que hace un gran papel en desarrollar a la comunidad local. la otra persona son congresistas de washington también. y luego otra premiada es una mujer que me acaba de dar una noticia fantástica en el término del trabajo que hacemos en los medios de comunicación. son las personas que vamos a ganar esta noche. >> reportero: quien
Nov 4, 2013 6:00pm EST
january. the verdict is in and it is guilty for the man accused of killing washington redskins star, sean taylor. eric rivera convicted on second- degree murder charges. now taylor, you'll remember, was killed during a botched robbery at his home in miami around 2007. the jury deliberated four days before they reached that verdict. four other men are charged in the case. the others will stand trial later. >> the last poll leading into tomorrow's election to virginia gave democratic candidate, terri mcauliffe a six point lead. robert garners 8% of the vote and 5% say they are just not sure yet. peggy fox takes a look at the final push for votes. >> ken cuccinelli. >> florida senator, marco rubio rallied this crowd of supporters for ken cuccinelli and the rest of the gop ticket. >> yes, we are not going to allow them to take over our healthcare. >> they were all fired up taking aim at the affordable care act and president obama who campaigned sunday. >> so tomorrow, let's send them a message. loud and clear from virginia. that virginia says no to obama care. virginia says no to expand
Nov 18, 2013 3:00pm EST
and mother-in-law carol who traveled here to washington from fort wayne, indiana, in support of this particular bill, and i want to thank chairman bernie sanders and ranking member richard burr and members of the committee for immediately grasping the nature of this and being willing to do everything possible to help us move this legislation, and it couldn't have been done without their support, and their efforts have been advanced and expedited by their commitment to support this. and to give -- have senate action on the legislation as soon as possible. so i'm here today to urge my colleagues to support and pass this alicia dawn kale respect for national cemeteries act. the victims and family members of this tragic shooting have suffered enough and should not be forced to wait much longer to have the request met. now, as a veteran myself, i have the deepest respect for those who have worn the uniform to serve and defend our country, but no veteran who commits a capital crime should be given the honor of a military burial and be laid to rest next to our nation's military heroes. that
Nov 23, 2013 1:30am PST
john f. kennedy. tonight on "washington week." >> today's pattern of obstruction, it just isn't normal. it's not what our founders envisioned. gwen: democrats play a little hardball. >> it's time to change. it's time to change the senate before this institution becomes obsolete. gwen: blowing up rules to get the president's nominees confirmed. >> it's not about the filibuster, it's another raw exercise of political power to permit the majority to do anything it wants whenever it wants to do it. gwen: a breakthrough or a breakdown? another senate debate over who gets to prosecute military members accused of sexual assault. >> we must remove the conflict of interest in the current system. the system in which commanders can sweep his own crime or the crime of a decorated soldier or a friend under the rug. gwen: and a turning point in afghanistan. but in which direction? will we ever leave? >> let's be clear. the war in afghanistan will end next year. as the president has promised. the combat mission will be over. gwen: plus, one half century after an american president was assassin
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